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Nov 14, 2013 10:00am EST
on medicare already received a 50% savings on prescription drugs, and more than 70,000 young adults in new jersey are able to see a doctor because they can stay on their parent's insurance. sadly, though, out of purely selfish political motivation, my republican colleagues are obsessed with making this law fail and are working overtime to take away the benefits millions of people are already enjoying. i challenge my republican colleagues to channel that same energy into making the law work so that millions can get the life-saving care that they deserve. look around your districts. how many of your constituents could benefit to access to life-saving health care, to free cancer screening and reduced prescription drug costs? they don't need a 47th or 48th or 49th vote to repeal the law. they need affordable, quality care that the a.c.a. provides, and they are counting on their leaders to make it work, not work against them to make it fail. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from tennessee, mr. duncan, for five minutes. mr. dunc
Nov 21, 2013 9:00am EST
'm concerned about physician supervision regulations which may be released by the centers for medicare and medicaid services late they are month. physicians and surgeons and nurses and staff in rural areas are highly trained and experienced in determining the level of care. failure to allow them to determine the level of care may further discourage physicians from seeking rural positions. i will continue to fight to ensure our rural communities maintain access to the quality care and i appreciate the opportunity to recognize national rural health care day. thank you, mr. speaker. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from texas seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlewoman is recognized for one minute. ms. jackson lee: thank you, mr. speaker. there are remaining issues of justice that this house must address. first let me offer my deepest sympathy to the people of the philippines who, as you look at the landscape, 10 million p
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